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Location: Morristown, NJ, New Jersey, United States 
Requisition ID: 55841 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Morristown, NJ.

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

Associate General Counsel

Mobility is the goal

The Associate General Counsel will function as a key member of Schindler Elevator Corporation’s legal team and must possess excellent legal and business judgment. This position will report directly to the Senior Vice President and General Counsel –Americas or other senior leader in Schindler’s legal department. The successful candidate will be able to work independently but collaboratively within a fast-paced, high performance environment, providing legal advice and guidance related to a wide range of commercial and business matters.

• Provide outstanding legal support to business partners (internal clients) across the Schindler organization

• Efficiently draft, review, and negotiate construction, service, supply and other commercial agreements and documents assuring that both legal and business objectives are met, while identifying opportunities to enhance contract processes

• Handle general commercial/corporate matters

• Manage litigation in areas that include personal injury, commercial disputes and employment and advise on risk mitigation matters

• Advise on regulatory and employment related matters

• Complete special projects

 

Mobility needs you

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • Minimum five years experience at a top law firm or in-house:  plus factor for a combination of prior private practice and in-house experience 
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one or more states
  • Excellent judgment, business acumen, and ability to provide practical, solution oriented legal advice
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with team oriented mindset
  • Generalist / broad practice area experience preferred with a competency in drafting, analyzing and negotiating contracts
  • Confidence and proven ability to work with senior management and company personnel at all levels
  • Self motivated and highly proficient in the ability to multi-task, prioritize a high volume of diverse matters and tasks, and handle unplanned work  
  • Spanish language skills and experience providing legal support for companies operating in South America is a plus
 

Do you want to move the future with us?

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Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability or protected veteran status.

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